Andrea Armani, Ph.D.

Ray Irani Chair in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering-Electrophysics, and Chemistry

Andrea Armani is the inaugural holder of the Ray Irani Chair in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering-Electrophysics, and Chemistry. She is also the Director of the Northrop Grumman-Institute of Optical Nanomaterials and Nanophotonics. She completed her graduate work and postdoc at the California Institute of Technology in applied physics and in biology and chemical engineering, respectively. She is a member of AAAS, and a senior member of IEEE, OSA, SPIE, and AIChE. Prof. Armani has received several awards for research and mentoring, including the ONR Young Investigator Award, NIH New Innovator Award, and Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The translational impact of her research on broader society and her thought leadership has been recognized by her being named a Technology Review Top 35 Innovators under 35, Popular Science’s Brilliant 10, and World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader.

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